Five Meters of Poems

41     Turkey Press  ·  Isla Vista  1986

Five Meters of Poems ·  Poems by Carlos Oquendo de Amat

Translation by David M. Guss with woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi reproduced from photoengraved plates. This first English language edition consists of eighteen typographically playful poems in a visual sequence of accordion fold panels that when fully extended measures five meters long. Handset in Goudy Modern and Underwood typewriter. Edition of 300 on Mohawk Superfine. 40 copies on Barcham Green India Office in a box with a typographic print on the cover by Harry Reese. Signed by the translator and the artist. 8 x 9.75 inches.